El Adem Road

Date from 13 April 1941
Date to 14 April 1941
Category Battle honours
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

This honour was awarded for participation in the defensive actions along the Tobruk perimeter, where German forces attacked along El Adem Road. This was the first German attack against Tobruk and, although they did penetrate the outer defences (called the Red Line), they were repulsed.

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